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A command line warriors solution to the OAuthcalypse

Jul 02, 2010, 20:05 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Casperson)

[ Thanks to Matthew Casperson for this link. ]

"Twitter will be forcing the use of OAuth for all access to their API from August 2010. If you use the Twitter API from the command line rather than having your shiny GUI client taking care of OAuth for you, there are some options to make the transition as painless as possible. Twurl

"The first port of call is project called Twurl. Twurl is a Ruby library that provides a command line interface, inspired by the popular CURL library, that also neatly wraps up the required OAuth authorization.

"There are a few tricks to making sure Twurl works as advertised:"

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